• Features

    The Nurse Closer: Using Nonclinician Staff to Make Patient Visits More Efficient

    CHRISTINE FISHER, BRYAN BRADY, RHIANNON MAIER, JORDAN GABEL, DANIELLE WINDHOLZ

    With a little training, nurses can wrap up the patient visit, reducing errors, improving patient satisfaction, and freeing up time for providers.

    Communication Tips for Caring for Survivors of Sexual Assault

    MICHELLE D. SHERMAN, STEPHANIE HOOKER, ANNE DOERING, LINDA WALTHER

    You can support your patients' recovery from sexual assault by interacting with them in an empowering, compassionate manner.

    A New Approach to New Physician Orientation: Six Key Components

    WENDY HENDERSON, MARY PARKER, ANNA L. RUTHERFORD, BRIAN P. HAYES

    In an era of patient-centered medical homes and value-based care, the old approach to physician orientation just doesn't cut it.

    How to Identify, Understand, and Unlearn Implicit Bias in Patient Care

    JENNIFER EDGOOSE, MICHELLE QUIOGUE, KARTIK SIDHAR

    Taking steps to recognize and correct unconscious assumptions toward groups can promote health equity.

    FROM THE EDITOR

    Introducing FPM's New Medical Editor

    Leigh Ann Backer

    We welcome Sarina Schrager, MD, MS, to the FPM editorial team.

    Focusing on the Patient and Physician Experience

    Sarina Schrager

    Let FPM help you take care of your patients and find the joy in practice.

    OPINION

    In Support of Buprenorphine Deregulation

    RICHARD C. WATERS

    Family physicians should join the fight to remove limits on prescribing buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    CODING & DOCUMENTATION

    BETSY NICOLETTI

    USING THE NEW CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT CODE | PESSARY CARE | DOCUMENTING AN INTERVAL HISTORY

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    PRACTICE PEARLS

    Mike Niziol, Megan Lykke, Tom N. Edwards

    REDUCE TIME SPENT DOING OTHER PHYSICIANS' PAPERWORK | SEND PREVENTIVE SERVICE REMINDERS ACCORDING TO BIRTH MONTHS | HELP PUT PATIENTS AT EASE DURING VISITS | IDENTIFY PATIENTS' UNMET SOCIAL NEEDS TO FACILITATE REFERRALS

    THE LAST WORD

    Why I Don't Share Patients

    SANFORD J. BROWN

    Health care is fragmented enough, so why would we want to fragment it even more?

    SUPPLEMENT

    Adolescent Vaccination: Protect Their Future

    Strategies to improve your adolescent patients’ immunizations.



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